Springs Dog Park Again on the East Hampton Town Board's Mind - 27 East

Springs Dog Park Again on the East Hampton Town Board's Mind

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Critics of the latest recommendations for the management of the Springs Park worry that plans to remove invasive plant species will rob the park of the shade, wind breaks and visual separation provided by the brambles intersected with narrow pathways that make up the northern half of the park now. MICHAEL WRIGHT

Critics of the latest recommendations for the management of the Springs Park worry that plans to remove invasive plant species will rob the park of the shade, wind breaks and visual separation provided by the brambles intersected with narrow pathways that make up the northern half of the park now. MICHAEL WRIGHT

The Town Board and a committee formed to look at the conditions at Springs Park had looked at clearing and the creation of a dedicated small dog area in 2021 but were met with fierce criticism. The latest recommendations are much the same and have been met with what some said was unfair misrepresentations of the plans to park users. MICHAEL WRIGHT

The Town Board and a committee formed to look at the conditions at Springs Park had looked at clearing and the creation of a dedicated small dog area in 2021 but were met with fierce criticism. The latest recommendations are much the same and have been met with what some said was unfair misrepresentations of the plans to park users. MICHAEL WRIGHT

Barbara Feldman said that removing vegetation would increase conflicts between dogs and that a small dog area should be wholly separate from the main 27-acre dog park, and not carved from a corner of what is there now. MICHAEL WRIGHT

Barbara Feldman said that removing vegetation would increase conflicts between dogs and that a small dog area should be wholly separate from the main 27-acre dog park, and not carved from a corner of what is there now. MICHAEL WRIGHT

authorMichael Wright on Jun 5, 2024
East Hampton Town officials have again waded into the politically fraught world of trying to “improve” the Springs Park — or the Springs Dog Park, as it is unofficially but... more

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